Day: June 15, 2017

Venezuela Opposition Leader Tries to Foment Military Uprising

Caracas (teleSUR) – As violent right-wing protests continue in Venezuela, jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez openly called for a military rebellion. Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has openly called on the military to rebel, continuing a longstanding trend of right-wing coup mongering in the South American country aimed at forcing the government of President Nicolas […]

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Saudi-Backed Forces in Yemen Allegedly Tortured and Burned Young Girl

Taiz (GPA) – Citizens in the southwest Yemeni province of Taiz– under control of Saudi-backed troops– have discovered the charred body of a young girl. Her body also exhibits signs of torture. A number of residents in Taiz were shocked and disgusted to find the badly burned body of a young girl– no older than […]

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US-Qatar Agree to $12bn Military Jet Deal

Doha (MEE) – As crisis in Gulf simmers, US deal with Qatar may include as many as 36 F-15 fighter jets. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and his Qatari counterpart Khalid al-Attiyah signed a letter of agreement on Wednesday for a $12bn sale of US-manufactured F-15 fighters, the Pentagon said. The sale comes amid a simmering crisis […]

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Britain’s Gambling Tories Now Risk Irish Peace

London (SCF) – Like a crazed gambler who bet the house – and lost – Theresa May’s Conservative (Tory) government is now doubling down to risk peace in Ireland so that she might cling on to power. Having lost her party’s overall majority in the House of Parliament in last week’s humiliating British general election, May is having […]

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